ISI Japanese Language School

ISI Japanese Language School, with four campuses -two in Tokyo, one in Nagano and one in Kyoto-, is one of the biggest Japanese schools in Japan. You can choose where to study depending on your objectives, time of studies or just on which city or town you like the most for your future life.

You can choose from a variety of elective lessons according to your objectives once you reach certain level: JLPT or EJU preparation, conversation, job hunting, etc.

All schools offer both short and long-term courses with any type of visa.

Contact us today! We will counsel you on the best option!

Key Information

You can choose from 4 schools depending on your objectives, time of study or desired location. Tokyo-Ikebukuro Campus & Nagano Campus share their facilities with ISI Group's vocational schools so you will get the chance to meet local Japanese and practise your language skills with them.

  • Available locations: Tokyo (2 campuses), Kyoto & Nagano
  • Personalised counselling for your future and support from school staff and teachers
  • Special courses for short-term students: Summer Course (Tokyo & Kyoto) & Practical Japanese Course (only Kyoto Campus)

School Overview

Course Duration

From 2 weeks up to 2 years (student visa available)



Course Starting Dates

Every Monday for short-term

January, April, July & October for long-term & total beginners


Approx. 3,100


Chinese, Taiwanese, Korean, Italian, Swedish, French, Swiss, Spanish, Russian, Australian, Thai, Brazilian, etc.


All levels welcome, even total beginners!

Elective Classes

University Pathway, College Pathway, Graduate School Pathway, Job Finding, Practical Conversation, JLPT Preparation

Classes Schedule

From Monday to Friday

Morning: 8:50 - 12:00

Afternoon: 13:00 - 16:10

(schedule assigned according to level)


Every 3 months

Please note that this is an overview of the school. Do not hesitate to contact us by clicking the tab to your right if you have any questions regarding its courses, availability, etc.

School Fees

Long-Term Course (Tokyo & Kyoto)

6 months: 450,000 JPY

1 year: 823, 000

Long-Term Course (Nagano)

6 months: 420,000 JPY

1 year: 763,000 JPY

Short-Term Practical Japanese Course (Kyoto)

4 weeks: 106,800 JPY

8 weeks: 193,600 JPY

10 weeks (3 months): 232,250 JPY

Contact us for more information on standard short-term courses fees and Summer Courses.

School Location

Tokyo-Takadanobaba Campus Address:

2-14-19 Takadanobaba, Shinjuku, Tokyo

4 minutes walk from Takadanobaba Station

With 3 buildings, ISI's biggest campus is located in the lively academic neighbourhood of Takadanobaba. You can find loads of shops and cheap restaurants nearby.

Tokyo-Ikebukuro Campus Address:

1-13-13 Minami Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo

6 minutes walk from Ikebukuro Station

This campus is shared with a vocational college and it's located in the lively area of Ikebukuro, close to many shopping malls, restaurants and bars, and many more!

Kyoto Campus Address:

6-6 Nishinokyo-Ryomachi, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto

7 minutes walk from Enmachi Station

ISI's newest campus is located in the heart of Kyoto. Many cultural sites are within walking reach so you can enjoy the culture and tradition of Japan every second of your new life!

Nagano Campus Address:

3-5-18 Chuo, Ueda-city, Nagano

12 minutes walk from Ueda Station

Nagano Campus is located in Ueda, historic samurai town in Nagano. Ideal for those who prefer a local quiet life surrounded by nature than the hectic city life.

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